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The Amateur Cracksman By E. W. Hornung
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Raffles is, in many ways, a deliberate inversion of Sherlock Holmes: he is a 'gentleman thief,' living at a very upscale address in London, playing cricket for the Gentlemen of England and supporting... More > himself by carrying out ingenious burglaries. He is called the 'Amateur Cracksman,' and differentiates between himself and the 'professors' -- professional criminals from the lower classes.< Less
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The greatest detective ever! Not Sherlock Holmes. Raffles!
The Amateur Cracksman By E.W. Hornung
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The Amateur Cracksman By E. W. (Ernest William) Hornung
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The Amateur Cracksman was the original short story collection by E.W. Hornung featuring his most famous character, A. J. Raffles, a gentleman thief in late Victorian Great Britain. It was first... More > published in 1899. The book was very well received and spawned three follow-ups: two more short story collections, The Black Mask (1901) and A Thief in the Night (1904), as well as a full-length novel, Mr. Justice Raffles in 1909.Arthur Raffles is a prominent member of London society, and a national sporting hero. As a cricketer he regularly represents England in Test matches. He uses this as a chance to commit a number of burglaries, primarily stealing valuable jewelry from his hosts. In this he is assisted by his friend, the younger, idealistic Bunny Manders. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Amateur_Cracksman Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
THE AMATEUR DETECTIVES AND THE MYSTERIOUS NEXT-DOOR NEIGHBOR By MEREDITH BELL
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Jerry is an average fourth grade boy--well, except for his obsessive tendencies to spy on his neighbors. When his fourth grade teacher, Mr. Dunner starts acting in a very suspicious manner, Jerry and... More > his motley group of friends decide to find out what is going on!< Less
THE AMATEUR DETECTIVES AND THE MYSTERIOUS NEXT-DOOR NEIGHBOR By MEREDITH BELL
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Jerry is an average fourth grade boy--well, except for his obsessive tendencies to spy on his neighbors. When his fourth grade teacher, Mr. Dunner starts acting in a very suspicious manner, Jerry and... More > his motley group of friends decide to find out what is going on!< Less
Amateurs Need Not Apply By Cheyenne Chaste Moon, Ph.D., D.D., Rev.
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An epic burlesque-detective-dramedy. Joseph Benjamin Gunn, an “old-fashioned” gumshoe, is immersed in a web of deceit and confusion when he takes on a simple-looking jewel robbery. He... More > soon finds himself pummeled by a crooked police captain, and used as a pawn by a calculating criminal. We find his private life no less hectic, as he learns he is about to become a father, and, to his dismay... and bewilderment (for he is ever so in love with the mother of his child), finds himself in love with another most... unique lady.< Less
The Further Adventures of the Amateur Cracksman By E.W. Hornung
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The Gloved Hand: A Detective Story By Burton E. Stevenson
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Murder mystery involving yogis, hypnotism, crystals and other scary New Age stuff. The amateur sleuths are a former cop turned newspaper reporter and a lawyer.